ALEXANDRIA CAMPUS Green Club visits the National Geographic Museum

ALEXANDRIA CAMPUS Green Club visits the National Geographic Museum

On Saturday, November 15th Dr. Christine Bozarth and NOVA students visited the National Geographic Museum in an event sponsored by the Green Club, Alexandria campus’ student environmental group.  Students learned about our global food production system at the new exhibit, “FOOD: Our Global Kitchen”.

GC at Nat Geo kitchen (iv)This exhibit explores the complex and intricate food system, which brings our food from the farm to the table.  The tour encompasses the entire process from growing, transporting, cooking, eating, tasting and celebrating this key life essential.  The exhibition further illuminated how our world eats and explores the future of food.

The museum offered the students an opportunity to taste seasonal treats in the working kitchen, cook a virtual meal, see rare artifacts and peek into the dining rooms of famous figures throughout history.  Visitors also examined the intersection of food, nature, culture, health, traditions and history.

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The Green Club meets every Wednesday (except 11/26) at 1:30pm in Bisdorf AA-362-B.

Please come and join us.

Food exhibit (ii) GC students at Nat Geo (iii)


International Marketplace

Come experience the world flavor of NOVA and cultures from around the world.  Local vendors are available from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Don’t forget to purchase your UNIQUE Holiday gifts from NOVA’s International Marketplace, FINAL TWO DAYS!!!!

Start Date: Monday, November 17, 2014    IMG_1255
End Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time: 11:00am5:00pm
Alexandria – Bisdorf
Room: 158

ACLI Student’s Seminar | “ILLUSTRATION meets TYPOGRAPHY”

ACLI Student’s Seminar | “ILLUSTRATION meets TYPOGRAPHY”

Workshop Poster Demir 2014 (i)

Please come join Professor Cigdem Demir, Gazi University Faculty of Fone Art, Visual Communication Design Department for an intriguing workshop on “Illustration meets Typography.”

This workshop & seminar will focus on merging illustration with typography, consisting of line-drawing and hand drawn patterns.

Date:               Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Time:              Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Location:      Tyler Building | AT-253

For more information contact  Associate Professor Çiğdem DEMİR |

ALEXANDRIA PROVOST conducts Fall Town Hall meetin

On November 10th , The Alexandria Campus Provost, Dr. Ronald Buchanan held his annual Town Hall meeting.   This meeting was open to all faculty, staff and NOVA personnel to present ideas, voice their opinions and to ask questions  directly of the Provost.

Dr. Buchanan

During this meeting, he outlined plans on the Presidential and campus Provost search, respectively, along with timelines; the budget, the growth situation and future campus plans.

Dr. Buchanan discussed the details and expectations for 2015 and beyond.  The Provost indicated a willingness to continue to work with faculty and staff to enhance Student Success and outcomes.

Dr. Buchanan II

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